The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.